Hard and soft facts
- T he playschool began operating 3.9.1959
Each year there are a maximum of 40 children in the playschool. The age of the children vary from 3 to 7 years old and they are accepted to playschool in the order they enroll. Children have the chance for full or part-time day care and the free preschool.
The school is open daily from 7.45 am to 4.30pm. Alternate times can be agreed if needed. Fall and spring term follow the standard elementary school holidays and calendar.
- Although it’s a private playschool, the monthly payments are in line with the public day care. The payments are set by KELA, which parents can turn to for additional information.
Based on Christian values, the playschool works together with families and aims to provide diverse education by taking into account the differences in families and children.
Focus areas are English language and performance skills
The staff consists of two Ursuline sisters, a Finnish preschool teacher, an English teacher, a playschool assistant, a playschool teacher and a part time music teachers for violin and piano.
- The full early childhood education plan can be found from the pages of social services of Helsinki City.